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Automate spacewalk server installation

I'm trying to automate spacewalk server deployment. I stuck at creating first user. Is there any way do it non-interactively, via commandline or api? RPC seems to be unavailable at this stage so I can'...
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Spacewalk install via proxy

I'm building a spacewalk system that only has access to the internet via a proxy. I can yum update via the proxy without problem. However, When I perform step 2. Blockquote yum install -y ...
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Scheduling with yum-cron

I'm trying to configure patch management with Spacewalk of all GNU/Linux machines in my organization, but I'm struggling a bit with the scheduling. Change Management has decided, that the dev/test ...
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Syncing Red Hat 7 Repo in Spacewalk

While setting up my Spacewalk server I have ran into problems syncing Red Hat Server RPMs. My Repository Details are as follows: **Repo Label:** redhat_7.x86_64 **Repo URL:** https://cdn.redhat.com/...
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Spacewalk Clients Not Running Yum Updates

The clients registered with my spacewalk server report needing updates but when I schedule a event to update the packages on the clients they never perform the update. The little clock icon appears on ...
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Error: Package: cglib-2.1.3-4.jpp5.noarch (@jpackage-generic) on fresh 2.7 spacewalk install

I am doing a fresh install of spacewalk 2.7, and when running # yum -y install spacewalk-postgresql i get error: --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Package: cglib-2.1.3-4.jpp5.noarch (@...
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Spacewalk error: jabberd/c2s[4642]: SASL callback for non-existing host: a.b.c.d

I am running spacewalk 2.6 on CentOS Linux release 7.4.1708 (Core) and on starting spacewalk with spacewalk-service start I observe: jabberd.service - Jabber Server Loaded: loaded (/usr/lib/...
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How can i make a Mirror for RHEL 6 and 7 Repositories using Amazon ec2 Image

Since spacewalk does not support Red Hat Enterprise Linux is it possible to use Amazon Linux AMI ( which supports RHEL yum updates ) and use that as a proxy or mirror to re-distribute yum updates? or ...
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Fix yum repo definitions on spacewalk clients

I have spacewalk 2.4 installed, and manage CentOS 7 servers with it. Now I found that in /etc/yum.repos.d/ all configured repositories point to Internet repos. Which is not really how it should be, ...
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CentOS 7 postpone updates in Spacewalk 2.6

I use Spacewalk 2.6 for deploy and central configuration my CentOS 7 systems. In default state are updates provided automatically on all clients. How do I configure Spacewalk not to distribute ...
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Updated custom repository with new packages but while running spacewalk-repo-sync it says "No new packages to sync."

I'm using Spacewalk 2.6 and want to sync my custom repository with Spacewalk. I am using Pulp for this repo and it works fine. Even the new packages can be found in my custom repository. There are ...
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How to report Hyper-V guests to Spacewalk?

I'm setting up a Spacewalk 2.6 server on CentOS 7 to manage updates on my various CentOS 6/7 physical and virtual machines. I've got the server stood up, added some channels and repos, and registered ...
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Offline Spacewalk Server - Create Repo

I have a CentOS7 server running Spacewalk 2.6 This server manages multiple other centOS servers on a closed loop network. These are not allowed to touch the internet. To add packages to the ...
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Server newbie trying to set up spacewalk. I don't know what I'm getting wrong with iptables

So I'm trying to setup a spacewalk server on centos 6.8 but it keeps on hanging up on restarting services to install cobbler. It'll just keep going and going without ever making any progress. Finally ...
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Spacewalk rhnreg_ks ssl certificate failed verification

Spacewalk 2.6 on CentOS7 Registering client: CentOS6.8 trying to register CentOS client with # rhnreg_ks --serverUrl=https://YourSpacewalk.example.org/XMLRPC --sslCACert=/usr/share/rhn/RHN-ORG-...
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Adding CentOS 6.8 Client to Spacewalk

I'm trying to add a CentOS 6.8 client to Spacewalk 2.6 to I can push out updates. In order to add the client I need to first install some packages: rhn-client-tools rhn-check rhn-setup rhnsd m2crypto ...
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Packages not added to channel automatically repository sync

I've created a spacewalk server for package management on RHEL instances. I've created a channel and a repository. In the channel repositories I have associated the repo with the channel. However when ...
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Spacewalk/Cobbler system with multiple interfaces/MAC

I have bare metal provisioning set up with a DHCP/PXE server and a Spacewalk server. I'm using cobbler system records to match a machines MAC address to the system profile. Basically: cobbler ...
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How can I patch dev & test servers with a subscriptions which covers only production servers?

Our organization purchased a RedHat platinum support subscription five years ago, and use it for all prod, dev, and test systems. After a recent organizational change, our management decided not to ...
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Spacewalk 1.7 - system overview - 0 packages?

I have some systems, that are long now with Centos 6 channel associated. In the systems overview of the SpaceWalk server 1.7 I see only that all of the Centos 6 systems are ok , and 0 Packages to be ...
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Pinning packages in RH SpaceWalk on Centos 7?

Is there any way to pin rpm packages to versions in SpaceWalk? We have kernels running on rare hardware, compiling the kernel is a pain and we don't want or need to do it any more often than major ...
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Foreman 404 while trying to obtain the token

Foreman is giving my kickstart hosts a 404 while trying to get the token. Any ideas what this could be caused by? I tried with wget as well but no luck. /var/log/http/foreman_access.log: -0400] "GET /...
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How can I move packages between Spacewalk channels?

How I can move a set of packages from one channel to another? I haven't found any option in the interface that'd let me do this. My current workflow is to download the rpms, delete them from the ...
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Spacewalk Anaconda Pxe Boot Issue - Kernel Version 3.10... requires linux-firmware 20140911

I'm working with a Spacewalk deployment and have gotten around to the point where I'm looking to boot via pxe using a kickstart file. I've mounted an iso onto the disk using mount -o loop and have ...
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Which package contains rhn_register?

Spacewalk has been installed, runs and can be accessed. The expectation was that installing Spacewalk was sufficient in order to run rhn_register. [vagrant@localhost ~]$ sudo rhn_register sudo: ...
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Spacewalk client OSAD service SSL error

I have some problems with my freshly Spacewalk setup. I have registered my test client, and installed osad service to avoid executing rhn_check. But when I start osad service, I get the following ...
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Spacewalk (satellite) activation refresh child channels on client

We have a (spacewalk) rhn satellite server running and several hundred machines registered with it with a few activation keys. Each of these keys have one or more child channels. We need to know how ...
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How to install one package on multiple nodes using Spacewalk?

Currently, when one package would like to be installed on multiple nodes using Spacewalk, a system is selected in the System Overview, an install installable package is searched in the software menu, ...
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Easiest way to sync only package and dependencies in spacewalk?

From the web UI and the documentation, spacewalk seems to want to download everything in a given repo regardless of relevance, which isn't so bad if you use all / most of the packages within a repo, ...
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How to Disable GPG checks per Channel in Spacewalk?

Is it possible to disable GPG checks on a per channel basis in Spacewalk? For patching of my servers, I've converted from using local yum repositories on the clients under /etc/yum.repos.d, to ...
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Spacewalk, Kickstart, Cobbler, PXE, Dnsmasq

I have installed a Spacewalk server. One of the final features I am trying to configure is Kickstart. I cannot seem to find any definitive documentation on how to set this up in a "real environment". ...
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How can I create software groups in RHN Satellite?

I would like to be able to create software groups, so I can install a group of packages with yum groupinstall, e.g. yum groupinstall oracle-packages Does RHN Satellite support software groups?
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Spacewalk/Satellite Server - spacewalk-create-channel

I have a Spacewalk installation and I have mirrored the RHEL6 base repo on my server using mrepo. I created a channel using spacewalk-create-channel --user=me --server=localhost --version=6 \ --...
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How to secure channels created with spacewalk-create-channel?

Does spacewalk-create-channel (RHN Satellite) create channels without security updates? spacewalk-create-channel --user=username --password=password -v 5 -r Server -u U7 -a i386 --destChannel=rhel-...
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Spacewalk - creating software channels

Is there a way to assign one child channel to multiply parent channels, basically I don't want to duplicate channels (EPEL): How can I achieve something like this: CentOS 6 - x86_64 |- CentOS 6 ...
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